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New Mechanism May Improve Hearing Aids

New Mechanism May Improve Hearing Aids

Diagram of the structure of the human ear. Source: MIT. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts have been researching how the human ear distinguishes between sounds with subtle differences. They have identified a particular mutation affecting ...

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Braille Telephone

Researchers at the National Institute of Design in Bangalore, India have developed a new Braille telephone for the visually impaired. The telephone includes the ability to store telephone numbers and other basic contact information as well an interface for answering ...

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